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Inspiring Stories from Plano

The heart of our mission at VoyageDallas is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of the Dallas-Fort Worth area’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool. Check out the rising stars of Plano and surrounding areas below.

Summer Kim-Davis

I studied art & fashion in colleges and worked for various companies related to fashion industries until I landed in a career in mortgage industry back in 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii. I was always good at numbers, so I learned quickly in sales and loan origination, became the top originator of the company and name to know in local mortgage industry in Hawaii. Read more>>

F. Ken Fleckenstein

My father died when I was 14 years old. Mom never re-married, we were poor and I had to learn to be the man of the house. Whenever something went array, it was my duty to fix it. It didn’t matter if I knew how to do it or not. Read more>>

Agata Rejterada

My husband and I are originally from Poland where I worked in the legal field. I always had a passion for art and photography but it wasn’t until I moved to the United States that I had the opportunity to turn those interests into a business. Read more>>

Aimee Daily

Ever since I was a little girl, I knew that doing hair and makeup was what I wanted to do. I can remember being 5 years old and getting my little sisters’ glammed up for fashion shows for our parents. It’s just always been a passion of mine. Read more>>

Allison Mammeli

I have always loved to cook and bake, even as a little kid. I remember staying up every night until 10pm just so I could watch Emeril Lagasse’s cooking show on TV. My love of food combined with Pinterest and all things cute is what sparked my interest in decorated cookies. Read more>>

Kelli Browne

I developed a love for baking and cake decorating in 2008. As an artist and sculptor, this new medium allowed a constant outlet for creativity. When my husband joined the Army in 2008, I had to find a way to have an income working from home while I took care of our 3 small children. Read more>>

Erin Smith

I’m a Texas girl, born and bred, and have lived in the Plano area for the past 10 years. I’m a wife, mother and zookeeper to my wonderful husband and three daughters. I’m a planner and an organizational wizard, and I try my best to keep our crazy crew on their toes while juggling a full time photography schedule! Read more>>

Adam and Jenny Uhrich

Adam has always been a really handy guy, fixing this and that. One day, I told him I wanted a jewelry holder and showed him a picture I’d found online. He had some wood he’d saved for some future project and he used that to build me a beautiful jewelry holder. Read more>>

Dave and Irum Jones

Dave Jones & Irum Jones are the duo that manage and operate Electrician On Call; a family-owned and operated Electrical and HVAC company that services residential and light commercial customers throughout the DFW area for over 15 years. Dave is the Master Electrician, Founder, & President of Electrician On Call. Read more>>

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